DAILY 4pm-4am • SAT 1pm-5am • SUN 1pm-4am

Live Music

NICK’S has live music every Friday and Saturday night.
NEVER A COVER!
Our bands play it all, from R&B, funk and sweet soul music to Chicago blues and great rock & roll. We offer great drink specials and if there’s no band, our jukebox can’t be beat. Check out our line-up and join the party!

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* FUZZZFUZZZ

Time: 10:00 pm

Based in Chicago, IL, FuzZz has been making crowds groove since mid-2011. The five-piece funk band merges heavy influences from the Meters, James Brown, and the Greyboy Allstars with strains of Jaco Pastorius and Stevie Wonder to create sounds infused with driving vamps, energetic blues progressions, and fiery solos.

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* TWO DOLLAR BEER DAY!TWO DOLLAR BEER DAY!

BOTTLED BEER
DRAFT BEER
PBR/SHOT COMBOS
BEST DEAL IN THE CITY!!!
EVERY SUNDAY – 2pm-4am

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* NICK’S KARAOKE DANCE PARTY!!!NICK’S KARAOKE DANCE PARTY!!!

Time: 10:00 pm

Nick’s and host Jilly Star throw an AWESOME KARAOKE PARTY every Monday night! Well known as the BEST KARAOKE PARTY in the city. It’s a dance party every MONDAY 10pm-1:30am.
GREAT DRINK SPECIALS! OPEN ‘TIL 4am.
Come belt out a tune!!!

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* THIRSTY BRAIN TRIVIATHIRSTY BRAIN TRIVIA

Time: 8:00 pm

Come test you trivia knowledge for great prizes!
DRINK SPECIALS!
TUESDAYS 8pm

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* FIREBALL & FREE POOL!FIREBALL & FREE POOL!

FREE POOL EVERY WEDNESDAY!
PBR & FIREBALL SHOT = FIVE BUCKS
4pm-4am

* STAND UP & SHOUTSTAND UP & SHOUT

Time: 9:00 pm

Open Mic Comedy

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* SHARON LEWIS & TEXAS FIRESHARON LEWIS & TEXAS FIRE

Time: 9:00 pm

Sharon’s commitment to the blues has paid off handsomely, as she’s developed into one of Chicago’s hottest blues acts, and has twiced performed at the largest Blues Fest in the world – The Chicago Blues Festival.

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* SUPER PERCY & HIS SOUL CLIQUESUPER PERCY & HIS SOUL CLIQUE

Time: 10:00 pm

Veteran singer Super Percy is a hard-soul belter in the tradition of fellow locals Lee “Shot” Williams and Johnny Sayles: on up-tempo funk-R & B workouts like “Take Me Higher” and “Blues Man,” both from his self-released 2005 CD, Is It Real, his singing is so coarse and blunt it almost feels assaultive. But he tempers that aggression with embellishments like breathy gasps, choked glottal stops, and teary catches in his voice–a little hammy, sure, but somehow those fillips don’t get annoying no matter how often he uses them. He’s especially effective on ballads: “Tell Me” is shot through with wounded machismo a la the late Tyrone Davis, and on “Why You Make It Good” he turns seductive, adding a tremulous quiver to his raspy baritone. His backing band, the Soul Clique, led by guitarist Jay Schutman, prefers to set a deep groove and stay there–so as not to draw attention away from the man in charge. -Chicago Reader

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* TWO DOLLAR BEER DAY!TWO DOLLAR BEER DAY!

BOTTLED BEER
DRAFT BEER
PBR/SHOT COMBOS
BEST DEAL IN THE CITY!!!
EVERY SUNDAY – 2pm-4am

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* NICK’S KARAOKE DANCE PARTY!!!NICK’S KARAOKE DANCE PARTY!!!

Time: 10:00 pm

Nick’s and host Jilly Star throw an AWESOME KARAOKE PARTY every Monday night! Well known as the BEST KARAOKE PARTY in the city. It’s a dance party every MONDAY 10pm-1:30am.
GREAT DRINK SPECIALS! OPEN ‘TIL 4am.
Come belt out a tune!!!

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* THIRSTY BRAIN TRIVIATHIRSTY BRAIN TRIVIA

Time: 8:00 pm

Come test you trivia knowledge for great prizes!
DRINK SPECIALS!
TUESDAYS 8pm

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* FIREBALL & FREE POOL!FIREBALL & FREE POOL!

FREE POOL EVERY WEDNESDAY!
PBR & FIREBALL SHOT = FIVE BUCKS
4pm-4am

* STAND UP & SHOUTSTAND UP & SHOUT

Time: 9:00 pm

Open Mic Comedy

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* KEITHEN BANKSKEITHEN BANKS

Time: 9:00 pm

Keithen Banks is a self taught guitarist and vocal artist who embodies the spirit of some of the greatest rock & roll and soul players and singers of our past. His skillful playing and smooth as velvet voice will captivate you from the start. Charming and personable he sings his songs with such emotion. Having written and produced all of his own songs, his talents are immeasurable and mesmerizing to behold.

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* LURRIE BELLLURRIE BELL

Time: 10:00 pm

2016 GRAMMY NOMINEE!
The second son of Carey Bell, Lurrie’s musical interests were encouraged from an early age by his father and the guitarist Roy Johnson. By the age of eight Bell was regularly called onstage for guest appearances. In his teens he joined Koko Taylor’s band as guitarist. In the 80s he established himself as both a respected band leader and an in-demand session player, and he toured Europe frequently. Beset by mental illness he gave up music in 1986, but marked his return three years later with some well-received recordings for the JSP label. Bell’s soulful, Little Milton -influenced singing and agile guitar continued to impress, although his late 90s output for Delmark Records demonstrated a grittier edge. The suitably dark lyrics reflected the often-chaotic nature of Bell’s troubled personal life, which has included drugs, homelessness and hospital stays. The recent upturn in the guitarist’s fortunes has seen him installed as a regular on the Chicago club circuit.

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* TWO DOLLAR BEER DAY!TWO DOLLAR BEER DAY!

BOTTLED BEER
DRAFT BEER
PBR/SHOT COMBOS
BEST DEAL IN THE CITY!!!
EVERY SUNDAY – 2pm-4am

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* NICK’S KARAOKE DANCE PARTY!!!NICK’S KARAOKE DANCE PARTY!!!

Time: 10:00 pm

Nick’s and host Jilly Star throw an AWESOME KARAOKE PARTY every Monday night! Well known as the BEST KARAOKE PARTY in the city. It’s a dance party every MONDAY 10pm-1:30am.
GREAT DRINK SPECIALS! OPEN ‘TIL 4am.
Come belt out a tune!!!

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* THIRSTY BRAIN TRIVIATHIRSTY BRAIN TRIVIA

Time: 8:00 pm

Come test you trivia knowledge for great prizes!
DRINK SPECIALS!
TUESDAYS 8pm

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* FIREBALL & FREE POOL!FIREBALL & FREE POOL!

FREE POOL EVERY WEDNESDAY!
PBR & FIREBALL SHOT = FIVE BUCKS
4pm-4am

* STAND UP & SHOUTSTAND UP & SHOUT

Time: 9:00 pm

Open Mic Comedy

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* MIKE WHEELER BANDMIKE WHEELER BAND

Time: 9:00 pm

Mike Wheeler has a vast knowledge of music and a voice that’s reminiscent of the late Sam Cooke. He can sing and play everything so well that you may forget what the original record even sounds like. From Jazz to Rock, from popular music to Top 40, he slides in and out of musical genres with sophistication, ease and indulgence. Mike Wheeler is a brilliant staple in the Chicago blues community, playing and writing songs for a variety of Chicago artists including, Nellie Tiger Travis, Peaches Staten, Sam Cockrell, Demetria Taylor, Big Ray & Cadillac Dave. Mike was a well known member of Big James &The Chicago Playboys, a notable band in Chicago and recorded five albums with the group. He has travelled the world as an ambassador for Chicago blues music. He’s been to Monaco, France, Switzerland, Spain and Belgium, just to name a few. He’s also shared the stage with the most elite musicians the world has known, including Willie Kent, Koko Taylor, Buddy Guy, B.B. King, George Benson, Jimmy Johnson and Shemekia Copeland. Mike was inducted in the Chicago Blues Hall of Fame in 2014.

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* MISSISSIPPI HEATMISSISSIPPI HEAT

Time: 10:00 pm

TRADITIONAL BLUES WITH A UNIQUE SOUND. . . As band leader and composer, Pierre’s vision has never wavered since he founded his band in 1991. His mantra is clear and focused. The band has always had an ensemble sound: all musicians are featured and welcome to contribute on stage and on recordings. His music is traditional because it is steeped in Chicago’s golden sounds of the 1950′s, Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, Jimmy Reed, Jimmy Rogers, all the great harp players… Big and Little Walter, The Sonny Boy Williamsons, Junior Wells, George Smith, and many extraordinary contemporaries such as Kim Wilson, Rod Piazza and Paul deLay. On the other hand, Pierre’s blues is unique because he dislikes to tread on old beaten paths. He always writes new stuff.

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* TWO DOLLAR BEER DAY!TWO DOLLAR BEER DAY!

BOTTLED BEER
DRAFT BEER
PBR/SHOT COMBOS
BEST DEAL IN THE CITY!!!
EVERY SUNDAY – 2pm-4am

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* NICK’S KARAOKE DANCE PARTY!!!NICK’S KARAOKE DANCE PARTY!!!

Time: 10:00 pm

Nick’s and host Jilly Star throw an AWESOME KARAOKE PARTY every Monday night! Well known as the BEST KARAOKE PARTY in the city. It’s a dance party every MONDAY 10pm-1:30am.
GREAT DRINK SPECIALS! OPEN ‘TIL 4am.
Come belt out a tune!!!

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* THIRSTY BRAIN TRIVIATHIRSTY BRAIN TRIVIA

Time: 8:00 pm

Come test you trivia knowledge for great prizes!
DRINK SPECIALS!
TUESDAYS 8pm

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* FIREBALL & FREE POOL!FIREBALL & FREE POOL!

FREE POOL EVERY WEDNESDAY!
PBR & FIREBALL SHOT = FIVE BUCKS
4pm-4am

* STAND UP & SHOUTSTAND UP & SHOUT

Time: 9:00 pm

Open Mic Comedy

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* THE CHICAGO CATZTHE CHICAGO CATZ

Time: 9:00 pm

The Chicago Catz are one of the Windy City’s best kept secrets and treasures. For more than 30 years, this group of professional musicians have performed at some of the most prestigious private parties and events in Chicago.

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* LINSEY ALEXANDERLINSEY ALEXANDER

Time: 10:00 pm

Born in Mississippi and raised in Memphis, Tennessee, Linsey Alexander discovered a down to earth city that truly understands and appreciates music on Chicago’s southside. In much the same way as many great blues artists before him, he grew up in a poor but honest and hard working family, learning early on that music has the power to lift the spirit and comfort the soul. In Linsey’s own words, “Blues is not hard- it’s just a documentary about life.”

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* TWO DOLLAR BEER DAY!TWO DOLLAR BEER DAY!

BOTTLED BEER
DRAFT BEER
PBR/SHOT COMBOS
BEST DEAL IN THE CITY!!!
EVERY SUNDAY – 2pm-4am